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Lavinia

Lavinia has a Master’s degree in Cultural Management and is a University graduate in Tourism Economy. She also has a degree in photography and experience as a copywriter, developing targeted texts connected to various domains, including traveling (check out her travel blog) and design. Find more about Lavinia on our about us page.

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Impressive Tall and Narrow Home in Japan

Japan is known all throughout the world for its over crowded cities. This is why we were truly impressed to check out this ingenious crib which makes the most out of a very narrow site. The project comes from FujiwaraMuro Architects… and is located in a city called Showa-cho. Being given that the construction lot was very narrow, the architecture

Polyhedron Habitable, Relaxation and Ingenious Design

Polyhedron Habitable is a charming tiny relaxation space from Colombian architect Manuel Villa… located in Bogota, the capital city of Colombia. The owners of the home near by wanted a special miniature crib in their back yard where the parents and their small child could spend some time quietly. “Polyhedron Habitable” is meant to serve as a refuge and shelter,

CS House, Modern Design and Architecture in Portugal

Here is an interesting contemporary residence that caught our attention from Pitagoras Architects…. Located in Guimarães, Portugal, this modern project had to be integrated within its unleveled landscape and “defeat its accentuated slope”. The residence has three floors, but only two of them are above ground. A strong indoor outdoor connection was the main objective when planning this project

Compact Home Overlooking the North Sea in Sweden

House Tumle is an unusual but fascinating compact crib from Johannes Norlander Arkitektur… located close to Gothenburg, Sweden. The project was built in a residential area on a hill and is overlooking the North Sea. The total surface of the residence is 168 square meters and you can check out the building plans in the last two photos of this

Contemporary Residence with Spectacular Panoramic Views in Austria

What better building site for a contemporary residence than a mountain terrain overlooking a prestigious and beautiful city? Villa A,  designed by Najjar & Najjar Architects… is an example of such building. Featuring spectacular panoramic views of Linz, also known as the capital city of Upper Austria, this home is one of the many architecturally acclaimed projects in this region.

“My Life in 80m²”, an Inspiring Small Crib

Our constant search for indoor solutions regarding the  interior design of small homes usually pays off big time. ‘My Life in 80m² is an ingenious residential living project meant to demonstrate that the size of a crib has little to do with the comfort and design quality it can provide. This idea comes from Italian company Poliform… and its

Exquisite Family Residence in Shades of Blue

Located in Montería, Colombia, this exquisite family residence comes from Antonio Sofan Architecture and Interiors Studio… and has a unique design in shades of blue. The house was constructed within the Sinu Valley, known as one of the most fertile lands on the globe and has wonderful views of the Sinu River. The construction has a total building area of

25 Of The Most Uncommon HOT Radiators Ever Designed

We know you guys love original design lists, so  here is one featuring 25 of the most uncommon radiators ever created. Whether we are talking about picket fences, flowers or paper clips, who says these objects can not achieve different meanings in order to become amazing decorative elements with a well defined functionality? Without further ado, here are the 25…

Pool Pavilion, an Intriguing Recreational Building Design

Pool Pavilion is a very interesting project designed by Peter Gluck and Partners Architects… and located in Adirondack mountains, New York, near Lake George. The residence has two levels and was built in order to have a recreational purpose for the owners, their family and friends.  The exterior is highly original, especially the undulating roof which also serves as a

Creative Step Coffee Table from Svilen Gamolov

Here is a very intriguing coffee table design from Svilen Gamolov…. “Step Coffee Table” has the originality and the craziness to make any living room or kitchen an unconventional space. We really like this product on its own, but in the last two photos you have an interesting display. Put more of these “footprints” together and you can achieve

Family House With A Very Warm Feel In California

Here is a residence that inspires a homey and very friendly feel. We imagine this is the sort of place that gives the definition of “neighborly attraction”. With a highly interesting architecture, the Korman Residence by Cory Buckner Architects… is located in Brentwood, California. This house was built for a family with two daughters and a bulldog which is also

Interview: Ascend Of An Interior Designer with Celebrity Taniya Nayak

Taniya Nayak is the famous star of “Destination Design” on HGTV, partner of HomeGoods… and one of the American “design idols”.  We think that her positivism, creativity and charisma are great attributes for an interior designer which is why we decided to find out how Taniya gained them along the way. In the interview below you can find out what

Villa Mecklin, Surprising Architecture Within A Rocky Landscape

Villa Mecklin was designed by  Huttunen–Lipasti–Pakkanen Architects… and is located in Naantali, Finland. Its highly original architecture got our attention and we are looking forward to your impressions as well. The rocky construction site is both beautiful and tricky but apparently the building process was not at all negatively influenced by the terrain. In fact, after a good research, everything

Summer Beach House on Fire Island, New York

We know some of you guys enjoy beach home designs so here is an interesting project from Studio27 Architecture… located on Fire Island in New York. We’ve heard that all houses in the Pines of Fire region have a similar architecture which is said to reflect the pragmatism of the local community and are easily recognizable due to this factor.

New “Treehotel” in Sweden with Original Room Designs

Located just 60 kilometers South of the Arctic Circle, in Harads, Sweden, the “Treehotel” is an innovative accommodation project, one that is also considered environmental friendly. Treehotel consists of four individual rooms, all with a unique design. The most talked about building is “The Mirrorcube” designed by Tham & Videgard Architects…, a 4 meters cube covered with reflecting glass,

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